Xisco Mensua

Barcelona, 1960

"Colliure. Portbou", 2016. Chinese ink on paper. 60 x 79 cm per unit.

"La muerte", 2017. Oil on canvas, 75x50 cm.

"Un día como todos", 2017. Oil on canvas, 75x50 cm.

"Notes on Time I", 2011. Pencil, ink, oil and collage on paper. 8 pieces from 40 x 50 cm each

"Memory. London 1940", 2011. Oil on canvas, 130 x 162 cm.

"Recording. NY 1956", 2011. Oil on canvas, 130 x 195 cm.

"Colegio de pago" (Private School), 2008. Oil on canvas. 162 x 130 cm.

"Voluntad de permanencia", 2011. Oil on canvas, 97 x 130 cm.

"Books",2008. Watercolor on paper, 55 x 76 cm.

"Historias de arte y poesía", 2014-2016. Chinese ink on paper. 52x38 cm.

"Historias de arte y poesía", 2014-2016. Chinese ink on paper. 52 x 38 cm.

"Historias de arte y poesía", 2014-2016. Chinese ink on paper. 52x38 cm.

"Mnemosyne". 2014. Oil on canvas. 46 x 55 cm.

"Hamlet". 2013. Oil on canvas. 38 x 61 cm.

"Fin de partida". 2013. Oil on canvas. 38 x 61 cm.

The artwork by Xisco Mensua (Barcelona, 1960) uses the concepts of Time and History as places where to voice a group of complex concepts linked. Poetry, Philosophy, Mass Media, Education and Childhood, between others issues, are recurring references in his drawnings, mostly series made of several pieces put together, paintings and collages.

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